Adaware, a product from cybersecurity provider Lavasoft, (formerly known as Ad-Aware) is designed to protect users from rogue apps and privacy invasions of which many consumers are unaware. Adaware consists of programs that track your browsing habits, courses that hijack the browser’s start page, and apps that display annoying advertisements at the worst times. The program is free and comes with a host of additional features to boost security and ensure your device runs efficiently.
Adaware recognized the majority of malware we tossed at it. It had trouble getting rid of some malware, however. The program includes a few useful extras, such as a privacy monitor and registry scanner. It also includes an advanced file shredder, monitoring of networks, and an privacy watch. Adaware doesn’t provide as much protection as the most popular antivirus software.
Adaware’s participation in the AV Test tests in the lab resulted in the blocking of just 95. The 4% of risks that are 0-day and 97% of known risks. They’re not bad however they’re not even far from the top security suites.
Anyone who wants adware to perform better should think about alternatives. We suggest Kaspersky and Bitdefender, which are renowned for their reliability in real-world tests. Additionally only Pro and Total plan users have access to online technical and customer support, which could be a little disappointing for some users. The company does provide a range of information and frequently asked questions on its website, but.